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  • Breast Reconstruction: What Can Be Done?  By : Adrien Brody
    Restoration or reconstruction of a breast has greatly advanced since the days of the radical mastectomy.
  • Breast Augmentation: 4 Incision Options  By : Adrien Brody
    Breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic operations performed today. There are many reasons a woman would seek out breast augmentation. Some women who seek breast augmentation have small breasts and want to balance out their figures.
  • Choosing the Right Breast Profile: High, Low, or Moderate?  By : Adrien Brody
    Once the decision for breast augmentation has been made, the choice of which type of implant to use is one of the next important steps. The wide array of options can seem confusing at first, but in consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon, they can be narrowed down.
  • Plastic Surgeon Raleigh: Big News in Breast Implants is Small  By : Michael Law MD
    Breast implants in Raleigh and elsewhere for cosmetic augmentation have been available since the 1960's. By the 1980 breast augmentation was the 2nd most popular plastic surgery (after liposuction), and the motto seemed to be "the bigger the better". The oversized implants seen everywhere in the popular media in the 80's and 90's clearly served to alter the public's perception of what breasts are supposed to look like: large, taut and high.
  • 10 Steps to Take Before You Have A Plastic Surgery Consultation  By : Adrien Brody
    For most of us, it's self-evident that our physical appearance affects our lives. Looking good, after all, often means feeling good as well. State-of-the-art cosmetic surgery can restore a natural self-confident, radiant image.
  • What's Plastic About Plastic Surgery?  By : Adrien Brody
    Actually, quite a bit. But do you know why plastic surgery is called "plastic"? While most people think that it's because plastic materials (like silicone) are used in plastic surgery, the term was in use long before implants made of plastic were developed. Plastic actually refers to the strict definition of the word: "capable of being molded or of receiving form."
  • Breast Enhancement Surgery Makes A Comeback  By : Adrien Brody
    Public opinion and recent scientific studies have once again swung the pendulum in favor of breast implants in the United States. After the FDA restricted the use of silicone implants in 1992, plastic surgeons experienced a precipitous drop in the number of breast augmentations they performed.
  • Looking at Your Breasts: The Way a Plastic Surgeon Does  By : Adrien Brody
    All of my patients discuss these decisions with me prior to their breast augmentation surgery.
  • Nurse's Easy Guide To Facts About Breast Plastic Surgery And Breast Augmentation  By : Helen Hecker
    If you're considering any type of breast plastic surgery, it's important to know all the pros and cons related to the type of surgery that you want.
  • Find Your Inner Slimness With Lap Band Surgery  By : Marcus Landauer
    Obesity drags down the quality of life on so many levels. It causes serious health problems and plays havoc with your daily life affecting everything from getting around to choosing clothes. Weight loss surgery is one way to claim your inner slimness that promises remarkable results. Read all about it here.
  • Whip It Good: Car Accidents and Your Spine  By : mjb
    Car accident injuries affect different parts of the body. The most commonly affected are the head, neck and spine, and at time some other organs of the body, too.. But car accidents also frequently affect internal organs, and upper and lower limbs. The three most common injuries would be the whiplash, traumatic brain injury, and back injury. Other injuries may include those of the limbs and internal organs.
  • What You Need To Know About The Different Types Of Varicose Vein Surgeries  By : Cindy Heller
    If you have varicose veins, instead of just causing you pain or discomfort on the affected areas, it might also be something that hurts your confidence because of the unsightly marks which appear on your skin.
  • What To Expect With Breast Implant Surgery  By : Abigail Aaronson
    Knowing what to expect from your breast implant surgery will not only give you a better experience with your surgery but will put your mind at ease.
  • Recovery Aids that Look Good  By : Adrien Brody
    Within the first several weeks of post-op from plastic surgery, recovery symptoms can be very unappealing. As you prepare to step out into the public, the transition time to your new image can be difficult.
  • LASIK Surgery: What to Expect Before, During, and Afterward  By : Tim Dillard
    LASIK surgery is a very detailed surgical process involving the reshaping of the cornea with an excimer laser so that the cornea is better able to refocus rays of light on the retina, thereby improving the patient's vision in the eye or both eyes.
  • Liposuction Surgery - Body Contouring Procedure  By : Dave Stringham
    Liposuction is a procedure which helps to sculpt the body to achieve a more attractive and youthful shape and appearance. Liposuction is best suited to remove localized deposits of unwanted fat in specific areas such as the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.
  • Complications Related to Breast Augmentation/Mastopexy (Breast Lifting)  By : Adrien Brody
    Breast augmentation/mastopexy (breast lifting) surgery is one of the most commonly requested breast contouring surgeries performed. Patients who seek to have this operation done generally wish to improve the contour of the breast by lifting the nipple-areola complex by tightening up the "skin envelope" and achieve increased fullness of the breasts especially superiorly and along the cleavage area.
  • The Facts About Breast Implant Surgery  By : Adrien Brody
    From a very early age, women are subjected to ideals regarding the size and shape of their breasts. Modern media -- glossy magazines and movies - tell us how big and what shape they should be.
  • Plastic Surgery: A Closer Look At Changing Your Looks  By : Adrien Brody
    Plastic surgery is serious business. And before you finally decide to take the plunge, you will want to talk to at least one doctor, perhaps more, to make sure you are perfectly comfortable with not only the particular physician, but also the surgery, its benefits and possible complications.
  • Breast Plastic Surgery - What You Must Know About Breast Augmentation And Other Breast Surgeries  By : Helen Hecker
    If you're considering any type of breast plastic surgery, it's important to know everything you can about it, the pros and the cons.
  • Breast Lift Surgery - Mastopexy Information  By : Dave Stringham
    Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, restores a more youthful appearance to a woman's breasts. Over the years breasts can lose their shape and firmness due to pregnancy, nursing and loss of skin elasticity, causing them to sag.
  • Buttock Augmentation Recovery  By : Dave Stringham
    When patients leave the surgery facility to go home, they are usually groggy for about 12 hours or overnight. It is very important to have someone who can assist you with getting around and taking your medications for at least the first 24 hours.
  • Like A Lamb To The Slaughter: Anesthesia Awareness  By : mjb
    While most people are sound asleep and are unaware of what is being done to their body during surgery, there are some cases where the anesthetic wears off too soon and the patient wakes up in the middle of the procedure. When this happens, the realization of what is going on and the inability to alert the surgeons as to what is going on can be severely stressful for a person. Psychological damage is a given, with some cases of survivors being driven to suicide because of the experience.
  • Getting the Answers You Need About Liposuction Surgery  By : Dave Stringham
    Individuals considering liposuction often feel a bit overwhelmed by the number of options and techniques being promoted today. However, your plastic surgeon can help. In deciding which is the right treatment approach for you, your doctor will consider effectiveness, safety, cost and appropriateness for your needs.
  • If You Are Considering Rhinoplasty - Nose Surgery  By : Dave Stringham
    Rhinoplasty is the most commonly performed in facial plastic surgery. The name is a blend of the word rhino (nose) and plasty (to shape). Rhinoplasty also commonly called a "nose job". The goal of Rhinoplasty should be a nose that looks and feels natural.
  • Eyelid Surgery Information - Blepharoplasty  By : Dave Stringham
    Eyelid surgery is also called blepharoplasty. This involves removing of fat usually along with excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. Eyelid surgery can correct drooping upper lids and puffy bags below your eyes
  • Breast Reconstruction With Tissue Flaps  By : Dave Stringham
    The breast can also be reconstructed by surgically moving a section of skin, fat and muscle from one area of your body to another. The section of tissue may be taken from such areas as your abdomen, upper back, upper hip, or buttocks.
  • What Questions Should You ask your Surgeon about Breast Reconstruction?  By : Dave Stringham
    The type of breast reconstruction procedure available to you depends on your medical situation, your breast shape and size, your general health and lifestyle, and your goals. Every woman's situation is unique. Breast reconstruction can be accomplished by the use of a prosthesis (a breast implant) or your own tissues (a tissue flap).
  • Breast Lift - General Information  By : Dave Stringham
    Breast lift or Mastopexy is surgical procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts. Mastopexy can also reduce the size of areola. If the breasts are small and have lost volume breast implants inserted along with Mastopexy can increase both firmness and their size
  • Massive Weight Loss Surgery  By : Dave Stringham
    Morbid obesity is a new epidemic afflicting nearly one third of all Americans. One of the most effective ways for permanent weight loss has been "Bariatric" surgery, including Gastric Bypass and Gastric Banding. Successful patients will lose 100 pounds within 18 to 24 months of surgery.

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